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The former Market House in Killucan, County Westmeath. Dating from the late 1830s it was seemingly built by local stonemason Thomas Keegan. An architect called Patrick Keegan, listed as living in Dublin in the early 1820s, designed a gothick game larder for Knockdrin Castle which is not far from Killucan: might the two men have been members of the same family? 73 more words
I recently stayed at the former Blue Cloud Abbey, now privately-owned as Abbey of the Hills Inn and Retreat Center outside Marvin, Grant County. It’s located a short way off I-29 on the coteau looking towards Milbank in the east. 657 more words
A block from the White House, Decatur House in the 19th century was home to prominent American military men and politicians.
It is also an outstanding example of Federal style architecture popular in the late 19th into the early 20th century in Boston, especially Beacon Hill, and in other American cities. 51 more words